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Overview for Asian-American Studies

A program that focuses on the history, sociology, politics, culture, and economics of Asian population groups who have immigrated to the United States and Canada, or sought refugee asylum, from the colonial period to the present, and including Chinese-Americans, Japanese-Americans, Korean-Americans, Vietnamese-Americans, Cambodian-Americans, and others.

Careers for Asian-American Studies Majors

A major in Asian-American Studies is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Asian-American Studies

Top 12 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Asian-American Studies among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA
Moderately Selective$15,900 
Scripps College
Claremont, CA
Highly Selective$38,700 
Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Most Selective$37,017 
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University of California-Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
Highly Selective$20,608 
University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Most Selective$20,021 
University of California-Davis
Davis, CA
Moderately Selective$20,021 
University of California-Irvine
Irvine, CA
Highly Selective$31,387 
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California State University-Northridge
Northridge, CA
Less Selective$15,961 
University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Most Selective$22,021 
University of Denver
Denver, CO
Less Selective$35,481 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.